• 2023
  • Fancy Dress Parade – Marshal Form

    To assist with the smooth running when the Floats arrive on the Green on Friday 2rd June it would be appreciated if a Marshals Form could be completed beforehand and handed to the Chief Marshal/Marshal on duty on arrival at the Lower Green. Form Below:   Word Doc: Whipman Play Parade Marshals Duties re FLOATS […]

  • 2023
  • Road Closures and Parking Restrictions

    Schedule of Closures   Kids Ride – Sunday, 28 May 2023 Closures The following roads will be closed to vehicular traffic on Sunday, 28 May 2023 between the hours of 10.00 and 12.30. These closures will only come into effect at such times when under the instruction of a police officer in uniform or appropriate […]

  • 2023
  • Disclaimer

    Notice to all Participants in ALL West Linton Whipman Play Society Events Whilst every care has been taken by the West Linton Whipman Play Society organising committee and relevant landowners in facilitating these events, the committee and landowners will not be responsible for any injury to any person taking part in any way whatsoever in […]

  • 2023
  • Dinner Dance Tickets

    This years Dinner Dance will take place on Friday 9th of June 2023 7pm til 1am. Tickets will be on sale on Saturday 29th April 2022, 10am to 12noon (or sell out) in the Village Centre, Raemartin Square. Tickets are priced at £50 per person (tables of 10 preferred but not essential) and will be […]

  • 2023
  • Kids Ride – New Event for 2023

    This year we will be hosting our first ever Kids Ride on Sunday the 28th of May. This ride will be a walk ride and is suitable for lead rein ponies and children of all ages. The route will include going through the splash by The White Bridge. The ride will be leaving and returning […]

  • 2023
  • Introduction Night 2023

    The summer’s festival celebrations have already begun in West Linton as this year’s Whipman principals have been announced. At the Whipman Introduction Concert last Friday (March 31), Whipman Play Society president Alan Stewart introduced Fraser Kay as Whipman Elect and his wife Vikki as his Lass. Fraser, who grew up in Broughton but who now […]

  • Introduction Night
  • Introduction Night 2023

    On Friday 31st March we’ll be introducing our Whipman Principals for 2023. 2023 Linton Whipman 2023 Whipman’s Lass 2023 Flower Girl 2023 Barony Herald 2023 Presenting Lady Be one of the first to find out who the Whipman Principals for 2023 are, tickets for the Introduction Concert on Friday 31st March are on sale on […]

  • 2023
  • Nominations 2023

    Nominations are now sought for the 2023 Linton Whipman from people who reside in the Whipman Area (West Linton, Carlops, Newlands, Kirkurd, Lamancha and Dolphinton). Since at this stage only suggestions are required, the permission of the nominee need not be obtained. Nominees should be of suitable character, but do not need to be able […]

  • News
  • Patrons

    Patrons As everyone will appreciate the cost of staging The Whipman Play increases year by year. Further cost increases are expected for 2023 and beyond. To assist with the rising costs, the Committee have decided to introduce a patronage scheme. Organisiations, businesses, families and indviduals are invited to become Whipman Play Patrons 2023 by making […]

  • 2022
  • Whipman Christmas Tree

    The Whipman Christmas tree light switch on took place last Thursday, 24 November prior to the village light switch on. West Linton & District Pipe Band were in attendance at the Whipman tree and following the switch on by Whipman Principals the Band, Principals and villagers marched down to the Raemartin Square for the Village […]